Coach firms, tour operators, travel agents and others involved in organising holiday offers, Seine-Saint-Denis Tourist Board is at your service to assist you in planning your trips to the North-East of Paris.
The North-East of Paris is an area stretching from the Park de la Villette to Charles-de-Gaulle airport.
We will help you make your programme even more attractive, to discover the wealth and diversity of this part of Paris and around :
Original tourist attractions, cruises, Walking tours, leisure activities...Do not miss tours and events at the Stade de France, the Cathedral Basilica of Saint-Denis, the Flea market of Paris-Saint-Ouen, the Air and Space Museum or the whole area of La Villette.
Price: 55 ¤ pp / 20 persons minimum
Available: daily, except during events at the Stade de France® or at the Basilica
Duration: 6 hours
The cathedral basilica of Saint-Denis is the leading monumental masterpiece of XIIth century Gothic art and architecture.
Construction was completed during the reign of Saint-Louis in the XIIIth century and the building was restored by Viollet-le-Duc during the XIXth. It is remarkable by virtue of the diversity of its architectural styles and the wealth of its stained glass windows. The basilica is today both a parish church and a symbol of the history of France, and visitors can admire the world’s largest collection of funerary sculptures, with 70 recumbent effigies and the tombs of numerous sovereigns.
Mythical venue for the 1998 Football World Cup, this is the world’s largest modular Olympic-sized stadium, capable of seating between 80,000 and 100,000 spectators. In addition to top football and rugby matches, it hosts major events such as the Rolling Stones concert, Madona, the opera Carmen, BEN HUR, the 2003 World Athletics Championships and the 2007 Rugby World Cup.
Price: 12.50 ¤ pp / 20 persons minimum
Available for groups only: Monday to Friday-on demand
Enter the Magic of a unique place: la Cité du Cinéma, created by the famous film director and producer Luc Besson.
Commonly called “Hollywood sur Seine” this must-see place is dedicated to the movie industry. Follow the guide and discover a French industrial heritage Art Deco building, but also all the jobs related to cinema: set creation, production, filming and 2 schools…
Price per person: 53¤
This price is based of a minimum of 20 paying participants and a maximum of 50.
Available Saturdays, Sundays and Mondays
Duration: 6 hours
Optional extra: tourist train ride with commentary: +5¤ per person
Come and explore the place on the very edge of Paris where in the late XIXth century the first dealers of secondhand clothes and other gfoods first set up business. Now the world’s leading antiques market and a unique venue listed for its ambience, the Paris Saint-Ouen Flea Market has an abundance of treasures in store. An unusual tour, during which you will learn about the history of the district on a stroll through the 16 different markets which make the Flea Market a truly extraordinary place!
Lunch in the Flea Market
A short distance from the Flea Market is Montmartre, one of the best known city districts in the world, with its evocations of the typical People’s Paris which has retained its village atmosphere. Starting out from the Place du Tertre, famous for its artists, its portrait-sketchers and its restaurants which keep alive the Bohemian spirit and the sense of celebration, our guided tour of Montmartre will reveal to you the culture and history of this amazing district of Paris.
Price : 34 ¤ per person lunch included
Duration : six hours
Period of validity: everyday except event days
Let us guide you behind the scenes of the “Stade de France”. You will know everything about this French legendary stadium from its design and construction to the organisation of major events. You will discover places usually closed to the public, the changing rooms, walk close to the pitch and sit in the official gallery. Let us tell you the fabulous story of this Parisian temple of sports and entertainment.
The church stands on the site of a Gallo-Roman cemetery, the resting place of the saint, Saint-Denis. Let us guide you throw the Carolingian crypt, part of the building consecrated by Charlemagne. Inside the basilica, first monumental masterpiece of Gothic art, you will discover the Royal necropolis : seventy sculpted recumbent statues which illustrate the history of French Monarchy.
2 days / 1 night
Cost per person from: In 2* hotel: 185 ¤ / In 3* hotel: 202 ¤
Optional extra: cabaret dinner - please contact us
Available Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays
Minimum 25 persons, prices based on two persons sharing
Board by the Musée d’Orsay for a river cruise on the Seine: the Tuileries Gardens, the Louvre, the Ile de la Cité, the Ile Saint-Louis… Pass through the first locks, the Port de l’Arsenal and the Bastille. After 2 kms in the near-darkness of the tunnel, you emerge to discover the Canal Saint-Martin in all its poetry, fringed with chestnut trees and garlanded with romantic footbridges immortalised in the film “Amélie Poulain”…
The XIXth century: Age of Romanticism in Europe
Among the thousand works of the museum’s collections, discover the development of the Romantic spirit in the sentiments and music of XIXth century Europe. From Chopin to Wagner and Berlioz, musical society evolved from the so-called “musique de salon” to the heights of great symphonic music. The highlight of the tour will be a meeting with a musician.
Dinner: own arrangements
Overnight stay in a 2 or 3 star hotel
This unique museum features over a hundred designs from the collections of Pierre Cardin: dresses and coats from the 1950s to the present day, evening wear, futuristic styles and an exhibition of “utilitarian sculptures” (furniture from the designer’s own imaginings).
The Museum of Decorative Arts contains 150,000 works, making it one of the world’s largest collections of decorative arts – graphic art, jewellery, toys, wallpapers, glassware – from the Middle Ages, the Renaissance, the XVIIth, XVIIIth and XIXth centuries, Art Nouveau, Art Deco and the modern and contemporary periods.
You can also reserve with our Tourist Board team (Paris North-East Incoming Agency). We will be pleased to organise packages and tailor-made tours and itineraries for your groups.
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You can download the brochure 2015/2016 for groups
Comité Départemental du Tourisme de la Seine-Saint-Denis
140 avenue Jean Lolive
93695 Pantin cedex
Phone : +33 (0)1 49 15 98 98
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